Contours of the Future of Russian-Ukrainian Relations: a View From 2008

#2. Liberal Indolence Inertia
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The article represents a short version of scenario-based forecast of development of Ukraine and the Russian-Ukrainian relations, prepared in July 2008. The forecast has not been published previously. Subsequent developments have fully confirmed the anticipated, although at the time of the forecast preparation a lot of things would seem futurological fiction on the tails of probability distributions. Assessments of the state and prospects of the Ukraine development, made in 2008, are of practical interest today.

Man and the World

#2. Liberal Indolence Inertia
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The planetary world is rapidly changing, so is a man. Today, during the global exploration of the world and globalization of a man himself, the problem of man’s fate and the future of the world is becoming urgent. Topical is the issue of the fate of local — ethnonational — worlds. The author, being Russian, reflects on the fate of the Russian world, wishing neither it nor other ethno-national worlds disappearance.

The World Oil Prices Decline: Will Russia Sustain Macro-Organized Instability Translated From Abroad?

#10. Russia Concentrates?
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Macro-strategic game of world actors around the oil prices — is not a matter of business, it is a matter of global domination. If Russia sustains translated from abroad strategic trend of macro-organized instability in the form of geo-manipulated oil prices decline, it will mean that the Russian model is not inferior to the US and the EU ones as the main models of forming basic segments of society that finally confirms our status: return among the great powers. Statement of the new forces alignment in the global economy: a legal succession of modern Russia (Third Rome) from the Byzantine, then the Russian Empire and the Soviet Union as one of the world’s key political, economic and civilizational centers has occurred.

Happiness is Not Money, But Without Money You Can Get Nowher

#7. Pandora’s Deceit
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Well-known political analyst and economist does not conceal feeling quite uncomfortable in the capitalist world: not a dissident, but a dissenter, who is probably being tolerated just because of the democratic principles proclaimed in these countries.

The Funding System — One of the Main Disadvantages of Russian Science

#6. Territory Without Aims?

In interview Roald Sagdeev — Chief Researcher at the SRI, professor at the University of Maryland, NASA expert, using the unique experience of living and working in very different countries — the Soviet Union, America and Russia, compares their academic systems and creates the image of ideal science.

The Funding System — One of the Main Disadvantagesof Russian Science

#6. Territory Without Aims?
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In interview Roald Sagdeev — Chief Researcher at the SRI, professor at the University of Maryland, NASA expert, using the unique experience of living and working in very different countries — the Soviet Union, America and Russia, compares their academic systems and creates the image of ideal science.

Brownian Motion in Modern Russia

#5. The Forerunners of Memory

Gennady Khazanov is known even to schoolchildren. Actor’s mastery promoted his glory. So today he is known to some people through the stage, to the other – from the videos. In his interview to “ES” the artistic director of the Moscow Variety Theatre Gennady Khazanov explained the reasons for his decision once to leave the stage, spoke about the principles of the theatre management, about the modern spectator, as well as about today’s Russia.

The Georgian Government Excludes Even a Thought of Armed Settlement of Conflicts with Abkhazia and South Ossetia

#3. Conceptual viruses

Saakashvili said that he moved easily, over the clouds, but he was also building a state of the clouds. And we are building it out of bricks, and it’s a laborious process.

Overcoming Depopulation in Russia: For the First Time in the Last 20 Years the Birth Rate Equaled the Mortality

#3. Conceptual viruses

What is important for the state: 100 thousand rubles or a person’s life? It is difficult to find a cheaper way to preserve a person’s life.